Rev. Daniel Seunghyun Cho (he/his/him), a native of Chicago, is spouse to the brilliant Rev. Hyemin Na and father of two amazing children. He is the pastor of HA:N UMC, a new progressive Korean American church start on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He loves the Bulls and BTS and is glad at least one of the two are having success.
Sometimes we are defined by trauma, while other times we are defined by both beauty and love. And while life is often a complicated mixture of both, trauma often becomes the daily bread we share with each other, particularly in marginalized communities where oppression can feel as normal as the sun rising and setting.